The Internet has evolved into a critical component of our daily lives. But for many, Internet connectivity and the underlying networks that hold it all together are an unknown quantity. This white paper digs into the foundations of the Internet and explains why Internet performance can vary greatly between different service provider networks. In addition, as Internet-based SD-WAN and cloud solutions gain traction, it also highlights important supplier considerations for enterprise WAN managers looking to run business-critical applications across the Internet backbone.
As the world's #1 ranked global IP backbone, we ensure a direct route between content and end-users. AS1299, our global Autonomous System, is a network built for reliability and uptime. With our IP customer base accounting for more than half of all Internet routes and a highly evolved Tier 1 peering ecosystem, your traffic is given a clear path to its destination.